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My plea to this body is that we listen to the American people, because if we listen to our constituents, the answer is we need to defund this bill that isn't working.
Michele Bachmann to @wolfblitzer: "The American people fear Obamacare. They want us to defund it." — @politicoroger
Listen to virtually every Republican refighting the battle they lost in 2009, and then again in the 2012 elections, and they keep talking about "the American people" this, and the "the American people" that.
How about Republicans stop trying to gut motor voter registration? Or same-dayvoter registration? Or early voting? And what about their hissy fit over the voter registration opportunities for Obamacare recipients? Heck, they should be all over vote-by-mail, guaranteeing even higher voter participation rates! Since they're so confident that American is with them, they shouldn't have a problem with any of this, right?
For a party that pretends to speak for all Americans, how about they let all Americans speak?
Originally posted to kos on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 11:20 AM PDT.